VARICELLA ZOSTER ANTIBODY IGM

Synonyms: Chicken Pox; VZM
Computer Code: (VZME)
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (red microtainer).
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube.
Reference Values: See Addendum XIV interpviralantibodytiters14.pdf
Lab Code: SI
Requisition: HEP/ VIRUS
Test Frequency: Weekly
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 86787
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII